Washington DC Peace & Security Forum

The Washington DC Office of Peace and Security Affairs focuses on volatile areas of tension and conflict. Its forums bring together government officials, academics, diplomats, civil society representatives, and journalists to  explores way in which stable and sustainable security can be established and lasting peace eventually achieved. For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Director, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Deputy Director.

Washington, DC, USA - A round-table discussion on "The Sahel Region of West Africa: Permanent Crisis?" took place on Nov. 13, 2012; the ecological and humanitarian crisis affects more than 18 million people.

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Washington, DC, USA - “The Face of Human Trafficking in America” was the theme of an Oct. 3, 2013 roundtable that addressed the domestic issues of human trafficking and how the U.S. is affecting trafficking around the world.

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Washington, DC, USA - Scholars from the Center for Economic and Social Justice in Washington DC described their proposals for bringing about a more progressive and just economic system at a forum Aug. 29, 2012.

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Washington, DC, USA - Scholars and diplomats at a June 28, 2012 forum on “Security Cooperation in Northeast Asia: Russia’s Role in Stability in Eurasia and the Far East” addressed prospects for stability in Eurasia and Northeast Asia.

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A roundtable on “North Korea in its Third Generation of Leadership: Prospects for the Future,” sponsored by the UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs, Washington, DC, was held on May 23, 2012.

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A roundtable on "Security Cooperation in Southeast Asia and Oceania: Constructing a Security Community in the Region,” on April 25, 2012 examined prospects for developing a system of collective security for the Southeast Asia and Oceania.

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Washington, DC, USA - UPF Washington’s Office of Peace and Security Affairs held a roundtable on March 14, 2012, on “Transnational Crime in the Americas,” 
an issue with serious political, economic, and moral ramifications.

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Washington, DC, USA - A roundtable hosted by the UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs on Feb. 29, 2012, featured an appraisal of the Arab Spring upon the first anniversary of the events in Egypt that overthrew the Mubarak regime.

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Washington, DC, USA - On Dec. 14, 2011, the UPF Office of Peace and Security Affairs convened its inaugural roundtable meeting in Washington, DC on “Regional Perspectives of the Korean Peninsula 
after the November Asian Summits.”

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